Young children in Washington can now receive a free book every month through "Books From Birth," an early literacy program co-sponsored by the District of Columbia Public Library that will mail books to children up to age 5 in an ...
BOOK REVIEW: 'The Family Tree: A Lynching in Georgia, A Legacy of Secrets, and My Search for the Truth' by Karen Branan
Most of your family has long forgotten the secrets those skeletons represented, while the ones who haven't forgotten have made sure they're not discussed. And it might stay that way forever unless there's a journalist in the family.
Some days, you feel like you're in a 10-foot-deep rut. In the book "Year of Yes" by Shonda Rhimes, you'll see how to get out.
Friendship, as you know, is never one-sided. It's give-and-take, and that includes "Best Friends Forever."
BOOK REVIEW: 'Women Who Broke the Rules: Coretta Scott King' by Kathleen Krull, illustrated by Laura Freeman
Leaders come from surprising places.
Starting with snuggly babies and using a simple rhyme, author Fran Manushkin tells the story of skin: what it does, why we have it, and why one person’s skin is one color and your child’s skin might be another.
As you look back over your year, there are a lot of things you notice. In my case, there were books.
Judging by the first few pages, I assumed it was another tiresome semi-erotic street lit novel that never goes anywhere but a bedroom. Ho-hum. Ho, wrong!
Read "Alex Haley and the Books That Changed a Nation" by Robert J. Norrell and see how a career can grow.
BOOK REVIEW: 'Firefight: The Century-Long Battle to Integrate New York's Bravest' by Ginger Adams Otis
Roaring flames on hearth or sand always seem welcoming, even romantic — except when they go out of control. And as for the person who puts out a fire like that, as you'll see in "Firefight" by Ginger Adams Otis, ...
Sharing is one of the best things about the holidays, as you know, and in the new book "Miracle on 133rd Street" by Sonia Manzano, illustrated by Marjorie Priceman, it could make your holiday brighter.
Nothing else tastes good when you're hankering for something specific.
Every day, you make countless little choices. In his book "Wake Up Happy," Michael Strahan explains how one of them can be a life-changer.
Dates and names — do your children think that history consists just of those two sometimes-boring things? Show them that there are lively stories behind those names and dates by giving them "Buffalo Soldiers."
BOOK REVIEW: 'Prince of Darkness: The Untold Story of Jeremiah Hamilton, Wall Street's First Black Millionaire' by Shane White
As you'll read in "Prince of Darkness" by Shane White, you could become rich the old-fashioned way: through grift.